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Coat of arms of Flexbourg
Coat of arms
Flexbourg is located in France
Coordinates: 48°34′21″N 7°25′54″E / 48.5725°N 7.4317°E / 48.5725; 7.4317Coordinates: 48°34′21″N 7°25′54″E / 48.5725°N 7.4317°E / 48.5725; 7.4317
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Molsheim
Canton Molsheim
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Elisabeth Vierling
Area1 1.7 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 499
 • Density 290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 67139 /67310
Elevation 209–273 m (686–896 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Flexbourg (German: Flexburg) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Decline and revival[edit]

Between 1806 and 1836 the registered population increased from 524 to 622, before falling back to 265 by 1962. Since then it has picked up, to stand at 499 in 2012.

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